rigen Wrote:
Jul 11, 2012 4:00 AM
steve-ca wrote: "Regarding the 1964 Civil Rights Act, it was opposed by Conservative heroes Barry Goldwater. William Buckley and Ronald Reagan and pushed through by that dirty Democrat Lyndon Johnson. In the presidential election that year Goldwater lost every state except Arizona and the deep South. What you and many others here ignore is that the civil rights legislation of the mid-20th century was advanced by moderates and liberals from both parties."